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Bombing attempt near church in Egypt thwarted

A man wearing an explosives belt attempted to attack a Coptic Christian church north of Cairo but failed to enter before blowing himself up, Egyptian security officials said Saturday.


Cholera kills 13 in Niger

An outbreak of cholera has killed 13 people in Niger’s southern Maradi region, which is home to the country’s economic capital, officials and the UN said on Saturday.


British charity says heat wave put flamingoes in the mood

A British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures have encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.


Monsoon rains cause knee-deep floods in parts of Metro

Floods in some parts of Metro Manila were knee-deep Saturday, as heavy rains battered the capital region due to the storm-enhanced southwest monsoon.

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Ramco Systems wins multi-million-dollar software deal

AP Cargo Logistic Network Corp., Philippines’ leading domestic provider of express logistics for air cargo and other goods, today announced that it will implement Ramco Systems’ Logistics Software to streamline its freight operations nationwide.

San Beda’s Aurea Racraquin (left) defies San Sebastian’s defense made up of Vea Sison and Joyce Sta. Maria with a power hit during their PVL Collegiate Conference showdown at the San Juan Arena.

PVL: Lady Red Spikers blast Stags on Racraquin return

Cesca Racraquin turned in an 18-hit performance in her return from injury, powering San Beda to a 25-23, 21-25, 25-20, 25-16 victory over San Sebastian yesterday and reviving the Lady Red Spikers’ semifinal hopes in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan.


Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame their suffering on the weed killer, the man’s lawyers said.


Light plane with 9 people aboard reported missing in Papua

A light commercial aircraft with nine people on board was reported missing Saturday in a mountainous region of Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, with officials sending a search party toward a possible crash site


Last-minute technical problem delays NASA’s flight to sun

A last-minute technical problem Saturday delayed NASA’s unprecedented flight to the sun.


Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott and Post Malone set to perform at 2018 ‘VMAs’

MTV announced global superstar Nicki Minaj will return to the “VMAs” in a special performance, performing remotely from an iconic location in New York.